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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Extreme weather set to raise risk of landslides

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by Ada Lee

    ... rainy season. The downpour last month which saw the Observatory issue the first black rainstorm alert of the year was an example of extreme weather conditions, said Au Yeung Yan-sang, deputy ... of their flat because of a risk of falling debris. Au Yeung said the department had started to reinforce slopes, which would keep the risk of landslides low. It strengthens 150 government man-made ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Rare seahorses found living in river estuaries off Lantau and Sai Kung

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Ernest Kao

    ... Kau Sai Chau and Pan Long Wan. Seahorses were also found in coastal areas around Tolo Harbour and Channel in the northeast New Territories, including Lung Mei and Yeung Chau in Plover Cove, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    10,000 households to take part in waste-charging pilot scheme

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:45pm by Ernest Kao

    ... of the Earth senior environmental affairs manager Frances Yeung Hoi-shan welcomed the trial. "Since some are still sceptical about waste charging, these tests can offer field experiences ... Yeung also wanted tests to be done on single-block buildings and village houses, which are not included in the current trial. Wong said he held an "open mind" on expanding the trial ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Green groups want phased approach to landfill funding

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Ada Lee

    ... to report progress to the public every time it seeks more funding for the landfills. "The critical issue here is public trust," said Friends of the Earth's Frances Yeung Hoi-shan. ... know the same thing would not happen again." Yeung gave the example of the government seeking funds for a feasibility study into expanding the Tuen Mun landfill. Yeung said the government ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Costs triple for planned plant in North Lantau to treat food waste

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 03:15am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... the average processing cost per tonne of waste will be about HK$990. Friends of the Earth's Frances Yeung Hoi-shan said officials should speed up the project or its cost could continue rising. ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's new environmentalists

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 05:25am by Angela Meng

    ... is not insurmountable. Waking the Green Tiger, by Gary Marcuse, Betsy Carson and Shi Lihong, chronicles the era of ecological degradation under Mao Zedong and introduces a new generation of environmentalists ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pay-per-throw experiment in Kowloon successfully cuts household waste: green groups

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 08:54pm by Phila Siu

    ... for a price that reflected the cost of disposal. Frances Yeung Hoi-shan, senior environmental officer for Friends of the Earth, said the government must explain why charges were needed. "The public needs to know that the purpose of the scheme is not to collect more money from them," Yeung said. A similar scheme had run successfully in Taiwan for a decade, she added. Environment ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Public backs pay-as-you-throw plan for waste charging, study finds

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 05:00am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... they throw out. This is unfair and will not provide an incentive for people to throw away less rubbish," said Frances Yeung Hoi-shan, senior environmental affairs officer for the group. Noting that the option it advocated had triggered concern over fly-tipping, Yeung said this could be countered in several ways, such as allowing a grace period for people to adapt to the new way of waste ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Debate over best method for waste levy

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:06pm by Ernest Kao, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... it was harder to implement. Friends of the Earth senior environmental officer Francis Yeung Hoi-shan urged the government to implement pilot programmes at housing estates to test the charging schemes. ... Chau. Opponents said it was a "political decision" to choose the Shek Kwu Chau site over Tsang Tsui Ash Lagoon in Tuen Mun. Discovery Bay district councillor Amy Yeung Wing-sheung said ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Huge differences in electricity use among malls and offices, audit shows

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 05:15am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... "We wrote to the developers to ask for the reasons behind their power usage," Yeung Man-yau, the Greenpeace campaigner responsible for the project, said. "There are a lot of possible ...




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